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For dates and times, use the contact form or text 208-757-8300

Support Groups & Classes

There are no fees for the class or support groups.

 

Connection Recovery Support Group

NAMI Connection is for adults who have been diagnosed with or who suspect they may have a mental illness. This support group is facilitated by people who have mental illnesses and is meant to help people share their challenges and successes of coping with mental illness. There is no need to register – come when you feel like you need someone to talk to or want to support others with similar difficulties.

Our Facilitators are Laurel Burch and Sandy Sandvig.  For Zoom meeting info call Sandy at 208-520-4410.

Visit them on Facebook to join the Connection group.  https://www.facebook.com/groups/604019807391801/

Family Support Group

NAMI Family Support Group is open to the public whether members or not. The support group is generally for those who have close relations who are struggling with mental illness. People share stories, successes, challenges, and information. This group is an ongoing group and people can attend any time of the year.

WHEN: 2nd & 4th Tuesdays (Board Mtg 3rd Tuesday)
Time: 7:00 PM Mountain Time (US and Canada)

WHERE:  Join Zoom Meeting (eff 11-2021)
 https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86043249858?pwd=SGtCU2RoOGFtOW85cmpDaFhFMzBPZz09

Meeting ID: 860 4324 9858         Passcode: nami

Family-to-Family Education Course

The NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program is an 8-week course for people who have loved ones with severe mental illnesses.  It is led by trained facilitators who have family experience with mental illness and class members receive valuable information on mental illnesses as brain disorders, medications, self-care and communication with a loved one with mental illness.  Classes are once weekly for 8 weeks and usually start mid-March and mid-September.

Next class starts Wednesday, March 16, 2022 with last class on May 4, 2022.  Sign up for the class list by using our contact form on this page, or email at namiuppervalley@aol.com, or call Jane at 208-757-8300.